Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Hotel

ex. Gresham Hotel

23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland, 1  show map
 4 stars
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Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

City shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Editorial review:

This hotel is noted for its spacious sleeping rooms and loyal clientele. It’s a landmark hotel that was recently renovated to give it a more open and modern look. The service is very attentive and the décor is bright.

Overview

The 4-star Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Hotel boasts ideal location near The O2 Dublin, which is around 2.1 km away. The traditional hotel was built in 1817 and refurbished in 2006.

Jig, the Story of Irish Dance are within a 15-minute walk of the property. It is about 1 km away from the center of Dublin.

Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Hotel offers a stunning view to its guests.

A 10-minute walk from Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane train station. Guests can reach Dublin airport within 10 minutes by car.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 288 bright guestrooms. Some rooms at Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Hotel have a view over the street. The rooms have standard decor.

Eat & Drink

The 24-hour restaurant serves exquisite international meals. After exploring sights of Dublin, residents can go back to Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Hotel for snacks and sandwiches served in the onsite cocktail bar. A lively area features Cleary's tea room and BluApple within 50 meters of the venue.

A full breakfast is served at the price of EUR 17 per person per night. 

Services

Business facilities include a meeting room, a business centre and a copier to suit the needs of business travelers.

Relax

The hotel offers an indoor swimming pool and a casino to make your stay more enjoyable. Active guests will benefit from a fitness centre and a gym available on the premises.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   288.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland, 1

Get directions
City Center
  • Dublin
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Connolly Train Station
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Madigans Pub O'Connell Street (cuisine: Irish)
    30 m
  • Cleary's tea room (cuisine: Irish)
    20 m
Parks
  • Garden of Remembrance
    330 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    288

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Rooms and availability

Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin photos Room Deluxe Room
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    18 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin photos Room Deluxe Room
Superior Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin photos Room Deluxe Room
Superior Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed (Superior)

Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Superior|DOUBLE SUPERIOR KING BED

Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin photos Room Deluxe Room
Deluxe Double Room
  • Room size:

    30 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    12 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|TWIN DELUXE

Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin photos Room Deluxe Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Senior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin photos Room Deluxe Room
Deluxe Family Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Luxury Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • dublin city tour100 m

Popular areas

  • Moore Street Market200 m

Places of interest

  • Dublin Institute of Technology100 m
  • Dublin Bus Head Office100 m
  • Abbey Presbyterian Church100 m
  • St. Mary's Pro Cathedral100 m
  • Saint Mary's Pro Cathedral100 m
  • Temple Street Children's Hospital500 m
  • James Connolly Memorial Statue500 m

Shopping areas

  • Henry Street Dublin200 m

Amusement

  • Cineworld Cinema100 m
  • Ambassador Cinema200 m
  • Screen Cinema500 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • O'Connell Street100 m
  • The Spire200 m

Museums

  • Dublin Writers' Museum200 m
  • Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art200 m
  • The James Joyce Centre200 m
  • Writers Museum300 m

Parks

  • Garden of Remembrance200 m

Theaters

  • Gate Theatre100 m
  • Ambassador Theatre100 m
  • The Abbey Theatre300 m
  • Peacock Theatre400 m
  • O'Reilly Theatre400 m

Galleries

  • Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane300 m

Public parking

  • An Post, General Post Office200 m
  • Rotunda Hospital200 m

Local attractions

  • St. Stephen's Green1.5 km
    at the top end of Grafton St, Dublin
  • Liberties1.6 km
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  • Iveagh Gardens1.8 km
    Clonmell St., Dublin
  • Marsh's Library1.6 km
    St. Patrick's Close, Dublin
  • Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum1.7 km
    Fitzwilliam Street Lower 29, Dublin

Near the hotel

  • Dublin Spire20 m
    O'Connell Street, Dublin
  • St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral180 m
    Cathedral and Marlborough Sts., Dublin
  • James Joyce Cultural Centre270 m
    35 N. Great George's St., Dublin
  • Dublin Writers Museum360 m
    18-19 Parnell Square North, Dublin
  • The O'Connell Monument50 m
    O'Connell Street, Dublin
  • General Post Office 260 m
    O'Connell St., Dublin
  • Garden of Remembrance330 m
    Parnell Sq., Dublin

Restaurants nearby

  • Madigans Pub O'Connell Street30 m

    Address: 19 O'Connell Street
    Phone: +353 (0)1 874-3692

    65% likes this, based on 168 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish
    Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 18

  • Toddy's Bar and Bistro50 m

    Address: 23 Upper O'Connell Street
    Phone: +353 (0)1 817-6137

    56% likes this, based on 84 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish

  • La Pizza60 m

    Address: O'Connell Street

    Cuisine: Italian

  • Cleary's tea room20 m

    Address: 18-27 O'Connell Street Upper

    83% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish

  • Cafe BIA50 m

    Address: O'Connell St

    65% likes this, based on 44 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    288

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Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 1128 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
10.0
Service
6.0
Value
9.0
Dining
7.0

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The location was the best in Dublin and the bar staff were great, very friendly. I will stay in the Gresham again if I stay in Dublin.

    The beds were a bit hard but other than that everything was point on

  • Couple
    10.0

    Great experience,got upgraded to a fabulous suite when the manager heard my girlfriend and I were celebrating an anniversary,this made our weekend superb.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Staff were very nice, breakfast was lovely, especially the coffee. The location right in the centre of O'Connell Street was a definite advantage to a foreign traveller.

    Our fridge in the room was stocked with the minibar but did not work, thus nothing was cold. Also walking from the parking lot around to the front of the building, with our bags, was a bit inconvenient but did not detract from what was a lovely staff overall.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The central position and the friendliness of the staff

    We had to change rooms. I had requested a non smoking, non pets room and the first room reeked of cigarettes. Plus, on entering the hotel it smelt like an old peoples home.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The location is first rate, the staff were friendly and efficient, the room was spotless as were the public areas and the bar.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Room was a bit small and a little crowded as their was three of us. However, the bath was good and food was good..

    I liked the hotel and would stay here again. Irish people are great.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Really nice hotel with plush surroundings and amiable staff

    Long way to walk to our room each time and heating not working in our room very well but staff provided separate heater

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    only stayed one night, would love to stay again, very relaxing lobby

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    all was pleasant and efficient, room was tidy. however room did smell stale (prob smoke) and extrator fan ticked all night. Dont get me wrong everything was excellient otherwise.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The location, hotel was very clean and the staff were very nice

  • Couple
    7.8

    I loved the fact that it was so centrally located and the shops and the luas were close by

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    The location was very good & I found the staff very pleasant & accommodating.

    Our room was very small & not particularly inviting as it was dark being at the rear of the hotel.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Very centrally located and ideal for buses and shops. Staff very helpful.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    It was very central, staff were extreamly friendly and helpfull. Very close to the louis and shopping area.

  • Single
    10.0

    Old school good manners, service and cleanliness go a very long way in my opinion. Won`t stay anywhere else in Dublin!

How to reach hotel

hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Hotel Dublin location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland, 1

Get directions
City Center
  • Dublin
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Connolly Train Station
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Madigans Pub O'Connell Street (cuisine: Irish)
    30 m
  • Cleary's tea room (cuisine: Irish)
    20 m
Parks
  • Garden of Remembrance
    330 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    288

Hotel Awards

IrishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDublinRiu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Ireland

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